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Storytown: Spelling Practice Book Student Edition Grade 6
By HARCOURT SCHOOL PUBLISHERS
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ean: 9780153499012, isbn: 015349901X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 64 reviews
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Tide Race
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ean: 9780907476658, isbn: 0907476651,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
Tide-race is a remarkable account of life on Bardsey (known as Ynys Enlli to Welsh speakers), a remote and mysterious island off the coast of North Wales. Painter and writer Brenda Chamberlain lived on the island from 1947 to 1961, during the last days of its hardy community. The combination of Bardsey, ancient site of Christian pilgrimage, wild and dangerous landscape, and Brenda Chamberlain, Royal Academy trained artist, results in a classic book, vividly illustrated by the author's line


Labels (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)
By PENGUIN POPULAR CLASSICS
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ean: 9780140188370, isbn: 9780140188370,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
Evelyn Waugh's Mediterranean journal, Labels, was first published in 1930 and offers a highly entertaining portrait of the Englishman abroad.PENGUIN POPULAR CLASSICS.


I Have Iraq in My Shoe: Misadventures of a Soldier of Fashion
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ean: 9781402265792, isbn: 1402265794,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
It's the timeless, classic tale: girl-meets-recession, recession-forces-girl-to-go-to-Iraq. I Have Iraq in My Shoe follows the author out of her comfort zone and into the Middle East. Taking the wit of Jen Lancaster and the fun of Sophie Kinsella and moving it to the desert, this is the story of a single, fashion-obsessed American female who finds herself metaphorically strapping on a Kevlar caftan to work in Iraq for a year. Irreverent and hilarious, saucy and smart, it's a tale of lessons


Geisha: The Life, the Voices, the Art
By Knopf
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mpn: 77 colour photographs, ean: 9780375701801, isbn: 037570180X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Here, brought vividly to life, is an icon of Japanese culture and custom—the geisha in her role as human work of art and perfect woman.A hundred years ago geisha numbered eighty thousand; today there are a thousand at most. Happily, Jodi Cobb is able to show us—before they vanish—both the ceremonial world of the geisha in Tokyo and Kyoto and their private world as few outsiders have ever seen it.Many of the older women we meet here were forced into this world by hardship; the young women


The Dalai Lama's Secret and Other Reporting Adventures: Stories from a Cold War Correspondent
By Brand: Louisiana State University Press
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ean: 9780807150504, isbn: 0807150509,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
For over a quarter of a century, award-winning journalist Henry Bradsher reported stories from around the world. In this lively and engaging account, Bradsher recounts episodes from a distinguished career that took him to the Himalayas, the jungles of Bhutan, Kremlin caviar receptions, China's Forbidden City, and the battlefields of Vietnam. Throughout, Bradsher emphasizes the unpredictability of a correspondent's life and the strains, perils, and privileges of standing witness to momentous


The Narrow Road to Oku
By Kodansha International
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ean: 9781568365848, isbn: 1568365845,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
In the account which he named ''The Narrow Road to Oku,'' Basho makes a journey lasting 150 days, in which he travels, on foot, a distance of 600 ri.This was three hundred years ago, when the average distance covered by travelers was apparently 9 ri per day, so it is clear that Basho, who was forty years old at the time, possessed a remarkably sturdy pair of walking legs. Nowadays with the development of all sorts of means of transportation, travel is guaranteed to be pleasant and convenient in


Blossoming in Provence
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781467929790, isbn: 1467929794,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
For American Kristin Espinasse, every encounter with the French—including her own family—is a chance to learn more than a country's language or etiquette—it is an opportunity for growth. Follow along with Kristin as she meets and overcomes obstacles along the path to French integration: sit on the edge of your seat at her wedding, when her future husband's ex shows up in a slinky dress; buckle your seat-belt when she takes the French Drivers exam; share a slice of humble pie with her as


Atrapa Tu Sueno (Spanish Edition)
By Zapp Candelaria Zapp Herman
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9789874386038, isbn: 9874386037,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 238 reviews
Atrapa tu Sueño es una historia real de inspiracion personal que explora los inconvenientes y las soluciones que se presentan al empezar un sueño. A traves de este increible viaje el lector vivira el riesgo, la sensacion de libertad, la pasion, el dolor de una muerte, el nacimiento de un hijo, la frustracion, la vida y el exito. Y, seguramente, al llegar a destino no querra bajarse, pero lo tendra que hacer como lo hicieron Herman y Candelaria al llegar a Alaska. Y descendera emocionado hasta


The Great Spring: Writing, Zen, and This Zigzag Life
By imusti
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ean: 9781611804072, isbn: 9781611804072,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
From beloved writing teacher and author of the best-selling Writing Down the Bones: a treasury of personal stories reflecting a life filled with journeys—inner and outer—zigzagging around the world and home again.Here, Natalie Goldberg, ''a writer both energized and enlightened'' (Julia Cameron), shares those vivid moments that have wakened her to new ways of being. We follow alongside her mapless meanderings in the New Mexican desert and her pilgrimages to Bob Dylan's birthplace and to


Little Books: From Head to Toe, Grade 1 (Trophies)
By HARCOURT SCHOOL PUBLISHERS
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ean: 9780153293559, isbn: 0153293551,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 167 reviews
Encourages the reader to exercise by following the movements of various animals; presented in a question and answer format..


Storytown: Challenge Trade Book Story 2008 Grade 4 My Side/Mountain
By HARCOURT SCHOOL PUBLISHERS
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ean: 9780153651496, isbn: 0153651490,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 250 reviews
Sam Gribley is terribly unhappy living in New York City with his family, so he runs away to the Catskill Mountains to live in the woods-all by himself. With only a penknife, a ball of cord, forty dollars, and some flint and steel, he intends to survive on his own. Sam learns about courage, danger, and independence during his year in the wilderness, a year that changes his life forever..


The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure
By Melville House
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mpn: 50, ean: 9781612194622, isbn: 1612194621,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
A darkly comic, satirical reference book about writers who never made it into the literary canonA signal event of literary scholarship, The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure compiles the biographies of history’s most notable cases of a complete lack of literary success. As such, it is the world’s leading authority on the subject.Compiled in one volume by C. D. Rose, a well-educated person universally acknowledged in parts of England as the world’s pre-eminent expert on inexpert


Bred of Heaven
By Profile Books Ltd
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ean: 9781846682995, isbn: 1846682991,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 270 reviews
Jasper Rees has always wanted to be Welsh. But despite Welsh grandparents (and a Welsh surname) he is an Englishman: by birth, upbringing and temperament. In this singular, hilarious love letter to a glorious country so often misunderstood, Rees sets out to achieve his goal of becoming a Welshman by learning to sing, play, work, worship, think - and above all, speak - like one. On the way he meets monks, tenors and politicians, and tries his hand at rugby and lambing - all the while weaving


Far Country: Stories from Abroad and Other Places
By Bottom Dog Press
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mpn: , black & white illustrations, ean: 9781933964874, isbn: 1933964871,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
It is easy to get caught up in Tim Kenny’s rich stories about Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo, the U.S., and elsewhere. Behind every story about his experiences are drive and perseverance--often exhibited during turbulent times in foreign lands--that give substance to the stories. I admire the way he shows the unfamiliar, but ultimately it is the way he makes me experience the familiar in a different way that I find most rewarding. I am pulled in by the stories about foreign countries, yet more


Writing BLUE HIGHWAYS: The Story of How a Book Happened
By Univ of Missouri
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mpn: black & white illustrations, colour illu, ean: 9780826220264, isbn: 9780826220264,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Winner, Distinguished Literary Achievement, Missouri Humanities Council, 2015 The story behind the writing of the best-selling Blue Highways is as fascinating as the epic trip itself. More than thirty years after his 14,000-mile, 38-state journey, William Least Heat-Moon reflects on the four years he spent capturing the lessons of the road trip on paper—the stops and starts in his composition process, the numerous drafts and painstaking revisions, the depressing string of rejections by


Hausfrau Honeymoon: Love, Language, and Other Misadventures in Germany
By Margretta Press
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ean: 9781732672505, isbn: 1732672504,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 172 reviews
*** OFFICIAL SECTION OF THE PULPWOOD QUEENS BOOK CLUB, AWARDED 5 DIAMONDS IN THE TIARA *** By the age of 40, adventure journalist and world traveler, Beth M. Howard, was convinced that no matter what she set her mind to, she could find a way to do it. Nothing, however, had prepared her for moving to Stuttgart, Germany, to marry a German. After a lust-filled, trans-Atlantic courtship, Howard trades the West Coast for a newlywed life with Marcus, an automotive engineer. With fairy-tale optimism,


"We used to eat people": Revelations of a Fiji Islands Traditional Village
By McFarland
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ean: 9781476671819, isbn: 1476671818,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
Living in a reed hut on Taveuni--the ''garden isle'' of Fiji--the author studied the native language and carefully observed their traditions until he was accepted as a (somewhat unusual) member of the village. Despite five cyclones the summer of 1985, daily life was idyllic. Cannibalism has been abandoned, reluctantly, at the behest of the new Christian God. But the old religion survived beneath the facade and priests danced naked on the beach beneath the full moon. The village pulsated with


Historical Outlines of English Accidence: Comprising Chapters On the History and Development of the Language, and On Word-Formation
By Ulan Press
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 193 reviews
This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and does not adequately preserve the historical character of the original artifact. We believe this work is


The Book of Ruby: A Hands-On Guide for the Adventurous
By No Starch Press
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mpn: 9781593272944, ean: 9781593272944, isbn: 1593272944,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 259 reviews
Ruby is famous for being easy to learn, but most users only scratch the surface of what it can do. While other books focus on Ruby's trendier features, The Book of Ruby reveals the secret inner workings of one of the world's most popular programming languages, teaching you to write clear, maintainable code.You'll start with the basics—types, data structures, and control flows—and progress to advanced features like blocks, mixins, metaclasses, and beyond. Rather than bog you down with a lot



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